Day 5 Psalm 1 Devotional

By December 30, 2016Daily Devotional

Pray:  

Ask God to orient or reorient you to Himself. Confess any known sin. Thank Him for His forgiveness. Be still and reflect on Jesus and His sacrifice for you. Ask the Holy Spirit to open your heart and mind to God’s Word. Pray for others in your life that they, too, would know and love God today.

Read: 

Psalm 1:1-6

“1 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on His law day and night. 3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers. 4 Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away. 5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous. 6 For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.”

Apply: 

This concludes our time in Psalms…one year! I hope that it has been good for you. It’s been time well spent for me!

Take some time and think all the psalms. What’s one thing that stands out to you? How has it helped you in your walk with Christ?

Reflect on these “hooks”: Dis-orientation/Re-orientation; Life between the rumble strips; Our hearts follow our investments.

Have any of these word pictures had an impact on your walk with Christ? If so, how.

In one sentence, sum up your own personal time in the psalms.

Live:  

(Personalize this prayer today; make it specific to the circumstances that face you.)
Ask God to lead you through His Spirit as you go through your day. Ask Him to bring to mind the truth of the gospel and its implications for what you will encounter today. Tell Him “Yes” to His will and ask Him for His power and protection to live this “yes.” Ask God to create and reveal opportunities to proclaim the good news today. KEEP PRAYING THROUGHOUT YOUR DAY.

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